• LinkedIn Acquires Bizo, Doubles Down On Content Marketing

    Another week, another marketing acquisition. This week, LinkedIn bought Bizo. LinkedIn is not just a forum of professional resumes, it’s a marketing solutions platform, and Tuesday’s announcement of their acquisition of Bizo not only underscores the platform’s strategic...

  • Hilton and Intercontinental: Whose Content Marketing Makes You Stay The Night?

    Founded by the eponymous Conrad Hilton in 1919, Hilton Worldwide boasts over 4100 hotels in 91 countries, coming in at 38 in a Forbes ranking of private companies in the United States as of 2014. Hilton brands include the luxurious and the affordable alike, with properties ranging from...

  • Getty History: Creating an Image of Content Marketing

    The story of how Getty has transformed over the last two decades mirrors the story of how its product, commercially used photos, have transformed during that period of time. From printed news to digital stock, the company and its images have made the leap from offline to online while retaining the...

  • 20 Captivating Content Marketing Facts In 2014 (Infographic)

    Content marketing has flipped the traditional marketing models from the push paradigm to pull. It’s about the law of attraction. It’s also inbound marketing (that has been with us for over half a decade) by a different name. It is an art and a science that rewards creative content...

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    Remember the days when companies kept an arsenal of information under lock and key and feared that if someone ever broke in and stole their “secrets” that the company would be in ruins? It’s safe to say that content marketing has shifted that mindset and tight lips are now a thing...

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    Pinterest’s fastest growing retail brands — from Urban Outfitters to Kate Spade — all understand one thing: Image is king. That’s what a new ranking of the 500 Fastest Growing Brands on the social-scrapbooking site revealed, according to Stylophane, a social media index and...

  • Creation vs. Curation: Do You Need to Make or Moderate?

    The Content Marketing Institute reported that 90 percent of organizations are marketing with content. And now, Forrester predicts that enterprise content volume is growing at a rate of 200 percent annually. It’s safe to say that most companies are embarking on or are deep into a content...

  • What These Content Marketers Have to Say About Clickbait Headlines Just Might Change Your Life

    Admit it: You’ve been hooked by clickbait headlines. They appear in our newsfeeds, Google searches, Twitter streams, or in forwarded emails from our Moms. At first, they seem enticing. But once you click, you’re let down by the lack of valuable content you’ve been given. However,...

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